|PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, August 19, 2020Contact: John SasakiCommunications Director 510-214-2080[email protected]UPDATE: New Date Set for Ratification of Tentative Agreement Between OEA and OUSD|
New Date for Ratification by Oakland Education Association of Tentative Agreement with District now set for this Friday, August 21
Oakland, CA — On August 12, 2020, the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) and the Oakland Education Association (OEA) reached a tentative bargaining agreement on distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic this fall. Our common goal is to provide the best possible education for Oakland students.
This agreement is subject to ratification by OEA members which is now scheduled to occur by the end of day on Friday, August 21, 2020. We look forward to providing additional details and guidance to all students, staff and families in the coming days.
Thank you for your patience as we ramp up the rigorous instruction our students need and deserve.###About the Oakland Unified School DistrictIn California’s most diverse city, Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is dedicated to creating a learning environment where “Every Student Thrives!” More than half of our students speak a non-English language at home. And each of our 81 schools is staffed with talented individuals uniting around a common set of values: Students First, Equity, Excellence, Integrity, Cultural Responsiveness and Joy. We are committed to preparing all students for college, career and community success.
To learn more about OUSD’s Full Service Community District focused on academic achievement while serving the whole child in safe schools, please visit OUSD.org and follow us @OUSDnews.
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